Agent Name

Hydroprene

CAS Number

41096-46-2

Formula

C17-H30-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(2E,4E)-Hydroprene; (RS)-Hydroprene; Altozar; Altozar IGR; EGYT 2669; ENT 70459; Ethyl (2E,4E)-3,7,11-trimethyl-2,4-dodecadienoate; Ethyl (2E,4E)-3,7,11-trimethyl-dodeca-2-4-dienoate; Ethyl (E,E)-(+-)-3,7,11-trimethyl-2,4-dodecadienoate; Ethyl 3,7,11-trimethyl-trans-2,trans-4-dodecadienoate; Gencor; Hydroprene [ANSI]; OMS 1696; ZR 512; (E,E)-3,7,11-Trimethyl-2,4-dodecadienoic acid, ethyl ester; 2,4-Dodecadienoic acid, 3,7,11-trimethyl-, ethyl ester, (2E,4E)-; 2,4-Dodecadienoic acid, 3,7,11-trimethyl-, ethyl ester, (E,E)-; Dodeca-2,4-dienoic acid, 3,7,11-trimethyl-, ethyl ester, (2E,4E)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Insecticides

Description

Amber liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as insect growth regulator and insecticide; [Merck Index] Used as an insecticide against immature cockroaches and weevils; [REPROTOX] Prevent metamorphosis from larval stage to adult; [HSDB]

Comments

NOAEL = 250 mg/kg in 28 day feeding study of rats; Not mutagenic in mice at 1300 mg/kg; Not teratongenic in rabbits at 90 mg/kg; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000188 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 5,400 mg/m3

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